Artist Project #2.02 Ken Kitano “Collecting the Lights”

Museum of Modern Art, Saitama

poster for Artist Project #2.02 Ken Kitano “Collecting the Lights”
[Image: Ken Kitano, "Collecting the Lights Project" from: Museum of Modern Art, Saitama (West) 2015 Winter solstice -2016 Summer solstice (2017) production print / collection of the artist / ©Ken Kitano, courtesy MEM]

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Ken Kitano is a photographer who focuses on themes such as “cities,” “nature,” and “humans.” In recent years, these themes have come to encompass the earth and the universe, as well as newborn babies. This exhibition will center on works from his “Collecting the Lights Project,” which uses cameras in various locations, including the Museum of Modern Art, Saitama rooftop, that have been set up with long exposure times in order to capture the biannual solstices and trace the movement of the sun. There will also be as yet unreleased new works from the series “Future Others” and selections from Kitano’s 1990s series “Dissolving city.”

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Talk Event
Event Date: Nov. 5 (Sun) 16:00-17:00
Speaker: Ken Kitano
Venue: 1F Gallery
Admission: Free
*Please see the official website for booking and further details.
*Event in Japanese.

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Schedule

from October 07, 2017 to December 10, 2017

Artist(s)

Ken Kitano

Fee

Free

Venue Hours

From 10:00 To 17:30
Closed on Mondays
Note:On a Public Holiday Monday, the museum is open. Also during the year change period and maintenance day is open as well.

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Address: 9-30-1 Tokiwa, Urawa-ku, Saitama-shi, Saitama 330-0061
Phone: 048-824-0111 Fax: 048-824-0119

3 minutes walk from the West exit at Kita-Urawa Station on JR Keihin Tohoku Line. The museum is situated in the Kita-Urawa Park.

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